Shopify

  • After 7 Years & 50K Storefronts Created, Shopify Launches Major Redesign To Simplify Online Store-Building

    After 7 Years & 50K Storefronts Created, Shopify Launches Major Redesign To Simplify Online Store-Building

    Forrester recently predicted that the online retail market will grow to $370 billion over the next four years, up from $231 billion this year — a 10 percent compound annual growth rate. In other words, the message is clear: The eCommerce juggernaut ain’t slowing down any time soon. In 2013, every business needs some kind of online presence; the problem, of course, is that many… Read More

  • Shopify Teams Up With Tim Ferriss, Eric Ries, FUBU Founder To Help You Build A $1M eCommerce Biz

    Shopify Teams Up With Tim Ferriss, Eric Ries, FUBU Founder To Help You Build A $1M eCommerce Biz

    According to the Interactive Media In Retail Group, global eCommrece sales will surpass $1.25 trillion by 2013. As eCommerce continues to explode, Shopify wants to help you get a piece of the action. The startup’s platform allows individuals and businesses to set up their own customizable, online storefront in minutes, quickly integrate PayPal or other payment processors, on the way… Read More

  • Ecommerce Platform Shopify Acquires Mobile App Development Studio Select Start

    Ecommerce Platform Shopify Acquires Mobile App Development Studio Select Start

    Shopify, which provides a turnkey e-commerce technology that lets anyone create a storefront online, has acquired mobile app and game studio Select Start Studios. The acquisition will be used to further Shopify’s mobile commerce initiatives. While all Shopify stores already include mobile optimized storefronts and checkouts, the acquisition of S3 will bring over 20 new mobile-focused… Read More

  • Khojan soft launches to help London's boutique stores move online

    Khojan is a new UK startup that is on a mission to help independent or boutique stores get online, aiding their discovery in the process. Initially soft launching in London’s trendy Brick Lane and Portobello road areas, Khojan is described as an online shopping community that allows shoppers to buy products, view profiles and interact with individual shops all within one platform. Users… Read More

  • With Olark, You Can Follow Customers Around Your Online Store To Make Sure They Buy

    Last August, we first wrote about Olark, a Y Combinator-funded startup that gave e-commerce site owners a simple way to interact with their customers: an IM widget. Now, Olark is expanding the functionality of these IMs to include detailed information about that shopper in realtime, and partnering with Shopify to make it easy to install. For example, with this new Olark tool, dubbed Shopping… Read More

  • E-Commerce Platform Shopify Buys Up StoreSync To Shore Up Mobile Strategy

    E-commerce has become a vast ecosystem that pumps billions upon billions of dollars through the web and easily connects consumers what their objects of desire at a single click. On the backend of e-commerce sites, there is plenty of opportunity for tech giants and startups to help power retailers’ online storefronts. Google, IBM, Microsoft and many others offer various technologies to… Read More

  • GoodBarry GoodBusiness Aims To Make Ecommerce Easier

    GoodBusiness, a new hosted application package from GoodBarry is aiming to make ecommerce easier for small business owners. There’s a lot of options in this space, everything from CMS packages through to commercial high end hosted options. GoodBusiness is aimed at small businesses who either cant afford the high end packages, or don’t have the skills available to do it themselves. Read More

  • Shopify Was Worth the Wait

    Ottawa-based Shopify launched a lot later than originally promised (last fall), but it was worth the wait. They’ve launched a private beta and plan to open their doors permanently in May. Shopify is a hosted ecommerce solution with integrated payments. People who sell stuff online, or want to, are going to like it. You can set up a store in moments, add items to sell, upload images, add… Read More

  • Shopify

    Scott Lake’s Shopify, based in Ottawa, Canada, has been threatening to launch for some time now (the site still says it will launch in the Fall of 2005). It promises to solve many of the woes associated with selling online today, with solutions for hosting, design and integrated payment options: In fall 2005, Jaded Pixel will be releasing Shopify 1.0! Shopify is a hosted e-commerce… Read More